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An Illustrated Record of Chinese Civilization Wang Jian

An Illustrated Record of Chinese Civilization

Wang Jian

Published October 1st 2009
ISBN : 9781606520499
Hardcover
96 pages
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Divided into eighteen sections that reflect the outstanding material and spiritual accomplishments of each time period in Chinese history, An Illustrated Record of Chinese Civilization begins with a background on Chinese ancestors in prehistoricMoreDivided into eighteen sections that reflect the outstanding material and spiritual accomplishments of each time period in Chinese history, An Illustrated Record of Chinese Civilization begins with a background on Chinese ancestors in prehistoric society and moves on to highlight each of the Chinese dynasties chronologically. Each section features stunning photographs of archaeological finds, diagrams, and illustrations that reinforce the rich Chinese heritage.Learn about the origins of different areas of Chinese culture, including:* Buddhism* Silks* The elaborate water system* Painting and calligraphy* Scientific discoveries and inventions* Folk arts and crafts* The imperial family* Chinese medicine